British soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with british soldier, soldier, british army, battles, battle, danger, gun, violence, escapades and heroes plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and War genres shot in UK, USA, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british soldier: Sharpe's Enemy (1994), Sharpe's Siege (1996), The Great Wall (2016), 1917 (2019), Theeb (2014), War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012), Chinese Zodiac (2012), Sharpe's Peril (2008), Sharpe's Challenge (2006), Invasion Planet Earth (2019).

List of british soldier movies

Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, heroic mission, captivity, kidnapping, confined, daring rescue, crimes, war, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
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Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, siege, battles, heroes, british soldier, castle, military life, danger, adventure, heroic mission, war, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, factual, harsh ...
Plot: anti war, british army, politics, heroes, battles, british history, british empire, war, massacre, british soldier, rescue, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 70s ...
Place: russia, england, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey ...
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 5.9
 126K
The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, absurd, colourful, stylized ...
Plot: monster, siege, dark fantasy, warrior, archer, army, courage, heroism, good versus evil, attack, invasion, archery ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 11th century
Place: china, ancient china, latin america, egypt
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 8.3
 435K
1917 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: trench warfare, world war one, soldier, british army, race against time, british soldier, pursuit, behind enemy lines, british military, storytelling, brother brother relationship, chaos ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, 20th century
Place: france
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 7.2
 10K
Theeb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: desert, world war one, survival, coming of age, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, danger, bedouin, culture clash, british soldier, fear ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, jordan, ottoman empire, arabia ...
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War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Malaysia, Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fifteen years have passed since the Martians’ first failed invasion of Earth. The year is 1914, and at the eve of World War I, Mars launches a sudden and more devastating second attack. A small defense force, A.R.E.S., is Earth’s only hope. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, battles, save the world, survival, man versus machine, good versus evil, super weapon, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, danger, space and aliens, graphic violence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: usa, new york
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 6.1
 21K
Chinese Zodiac (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were sacked by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, martial arts, treasure hunt, master criminal, adventurer, hopes, ancient mystery, imaginary, farce, legends and myths, adventure, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1850s
Place: china, paris france
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Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, adventure, danger, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, battlefield, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
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Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, battlefield, daring rescue, state affairs, investigation, war, escapades, danger, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
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Invasion Planet Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of his young daughter, Thomas Dunn is a man who has lost his faith. His life has crumbled and his confidence is shattered. Yet, on this day he wakes to discover that Mandy, his loving wife is finally pregnant again. Maybe this is ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, disturbing, intense, exciting ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenic, little boy, paranoia, haunted by the past, alien contact, alien invasion, fear, father son relationship, space station, ufo, british soldier ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, big ben london, britain, london, new york
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, entertaining, funny, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pirate, sea, sea battle, swashbuckler, ship, ghost, dark fantasy, good versus evil, naval officer, jungle, artifact, revenge ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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Another Country (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, Guy Bennett and Tommy Judd are friends because they are both outsiders in their own ways. Bennett is openly gay, Judd is a Marxist. It explores his homosexuality and exposure to Marxism, while examining the hypocrisy and snobbery ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, factual, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, social differences, society, golden years, youth, romance, equality, boarding school, politics, gay slur ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1930s
Place: england, russia, europe, britain, soviet union ...
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The McKenzie Break (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A German U-Boat commander and 600 prisoners plan a daring escape from a PoW camp in Scotland.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: military, soldier, battles, world war two, prison, captivity, survival, prison life, war, military life, human spirit, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: scotland, london
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, epic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, resistance, war, invasion, allies, german, military, navy, military life, officers and cadets, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, paris france ...
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The Story of Adele H (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: lieutenant, romance, love, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, love letter, downfall, obsession, soldier, father daughter relationship, british soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: france, canada, europe, nova scotia, caribbean
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 6.8
 3K
Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, exciting, tense
Plot: world war two, pow, soldier, military, castle, prison life, love triangle, romance, love and romance, battles, confined, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland
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 6.8
 20K
The Outpost (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, brutal, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, u.s. army, war, roadblock, army, gunfight, death, battles, danger, combat, fighting movie, fight scenes ...
Time: 2000s, year 1984, year 2009, year 2006
Place: afghanistan
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 5.4
 2K
Trench 11 (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the final days of WWI a shell-shocked soldier must lead a mission deep beneath the trenches to stop a German plot that could turn the tide of the war.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: parasite, bio weapon, human experiment, soldier, trench, bunker, disease, world war one, infection, mad scientist, infected, sole survivor ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918
Place: france
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Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: siege, soldier, military, heroes, british soldier, napoleonic wars, military life, battle zone, heroic mission, wartime life, isolation, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
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Sharpe's Gold (1995)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: soldier, heroes, military, battles, behind enemy lines, adventurer, napoleonic wars, british soldier, escapades, adventure, war, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
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Sharpe's Honour (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
TV show
Story: 1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape. Her husband calls Sharpe out in a duel. But when the husband is found dead the next morning, Sharpe is arrested and brought ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, behind enemy lines, battles, heroes, napoleonic wars, british soldier, rivalry, legal, escapades, adventure, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, france
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Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, nazi occupation, soldier, war, rescue, danger, bomber, british soldier, occupied france, raf, house painter ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bathsheba Everdine, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and becomes romantically involved with three widely divergent men.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, epic
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, shepherd, british soldier, countryside, looking for love, social differences, rich and poor, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1860s ...
Place: europe, england
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The House on Chelouche Street (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: coming of age, labor strike, communist, loss of virginity, young romance, virgin, widow, teenager, british soldier, teenage boy, immigrants, unlikely couple ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: israel, palestine
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 7.7
 36K
Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, psychological, exciting, serious, epic ...
Plot: british army, siege, military, human spirit, battles, native, soldier, war, british empire, survival, danger, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 1960s, 60s
Place: south africa, africa, england
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Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, ...
Style: scary, surreal, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hell, maze, slasher, demon, supernatural, blood, mental institution, good versus evil, betrayal, mattress, pain, seduction ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england, tokyo
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 7.4
 457
Tumbledown (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown, Lawrence is shot in the head by an Argentine ...
Plot: falklands war, british soldier, physical disability, handicapped, paralysis, rehabilitation, disability, brain damage, head injury, war veteran
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Sharpe's Justice (1997)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Napoleon has been exiled to Elba, the English have returned from the wars, and Major Richard Sharpe finds himself in a sort of exile to lead a company of Yorkshire Yeomen. His duties include protecting mill owners from restless workers who are on ...
Plot: mill, revenge, british soldier, fictional biography, british army, homecoming, half brother
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire
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 8.1
 151K
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: In the Eighteenth Century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to ...
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, aristocracy, jealousy, nobility, debt, social climbing, glory, escapades, dishonesty, irony, duel, spy ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1770s, 1780s
Place: ireland, england, prussia, europe, belgium ...
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